Welcome Employees and Job Seekers!

Current Employees

To achieve its mission and address the world's grand challenges, the University depends on thousands of talented and diverse faculty and staff. This site will help you learn more about all the University has to offer you, including benefits and resources to help you with your day-to-day work and grow your career.

Prospective Employees

Thank you for your interest in the University. We offer one of the most vibrant, satisfying, and rewarding workplaces in Minnesota. And with nearly 26,000 employees at the University, 850 distinct job titles, and five Minnesota campuses, your opportunities are vast. Learn more in Find a Job.

HR News

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Open Enrollment Coming November 1

Open Enrollment starts Tuesday, November 1 and ends November 30. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff can choose different health and dental plans, add more life insurance and disability coverage, and re-enroll in their Flexible Spending Account. Check out tips for Open Enrollment and a checklist to help you get ready.

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Learn More About Accountable Care Organizations

The University of Minnesota offers benefits-eligible employees a number of medical plan options, including Accountable Care Organization options in expanded geographic areas this year. Learn more about ACOs, their service areas, and determine whether an ACO is right for you. (video, map, PDF)

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Connect with Wellbeing at the University

Connect with the University of Minnesota Wellbeing--Discover Wellbeing on Facebook, a communications campaign offered by the Office of Human Resources. The purpose of the campaign is to create a community of wellbeing at the University of Minnesota. We hope this Facebook page fosters meaningful conversations and becomes a good source of information about wellbeing resources.

E2 Employee Engagement Survey Returns Next Fall

Look for Employee Engagement Survey Next Fall

A record number of faculty and staff responded to the E2 Employee Engagement surveys since 2013. To give areas more time to take action, the next survey will be in the fall of 2017. Learn more about employee engagement and how to take action at z.umn.edu/engagedu.

Why I Work at the U

"I love the U and what it stands for. I say congratulations to every freshman I do a phone interview with. I think it's such an important message to acknowledge the work it takes to get into this institution of learning." 

Tracy Sherbert
Trainer, University of Minnesota Foundation Call Center

"I work in a field that's new, moving forward, and with lots of research to be done. It's never hard to get up in the morning."

Pamala Jacobson
Professor of Pharmacy

"I am so grateful for the opportunity to work on important projects with kind, passionate, and fun individuals."

Luna Allen-Bakerian
Student Employee, University of Minnesota Women's Center 

Diversity on Campus

The University is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming campus. Learn more about diversity at the U.

HR Policies

All policies can be found in the University Policy Library. Look for the Human Resource Policy page for policies related specifically to Human Resources. Forms from across the University are available on this site as well.

Contact Us

Phone: 4-UOHR (612-624-8647, or 800-756-2363)

Office of Human Resources  
Job Center
Employee Benefits
Leadership & Talent Development
Wellness Program
Compensation & Classification
Payroll Services

Office of Human Resources
100 Donhowe Building
319 15th Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455


U of M Job Center
545 West Bank Office Building
1300 South Second Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454